Translation of "foreground" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈfɔː.ɡraʊnd/ us /ˈfɔːr-/
the foreground

the people, objects, countryside, etc. in a picture or photograph that seem nearest to you and form its main part

el primer plano
In the foreground of the painting is a horse and cart.
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the area that is of most importance and activity, or that people pay attention to

el primer plano
Historically, issues of this kind have not occupied the foreground of political debate.
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈfɔː·ɡraʊnd/ us /ˈfɔrˌɡrɑʊnd/

the area of a view or picture that seems closest to you

el primer plano
There’s a seated figure in the foreground of the painting.

(Translation of “foreground” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈfoːɡraund/

the part of a view or picture nearest to the person looking at it

primer plano
The painting depicts a country landscape, with two horses in the foreground.

(Translation of “foreground” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)